Kato Akourdhalia

Kato Akourdhalia

The village mansion has a rich history dating back over a hundred years.

Kato Akourdhalia is a village in the Pafos district located 2 km northwest of Miliou.

On the outskirts of Kato Akourdhalia is a track which leads to the recently restored church of Agia Paraskevi which is said to date back to the 15th century. Originally, the church was full of frescoes but now most of them are faded or have totally disappeared. There is a stone altar inside with the remains of an old icon dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

In Kato Akordalia among the traditionally-styled whitewashed houses nestling between almond trees, there is a small coffee shop. Also to be found is what used to be the village manor house, which has a rich history dating back over a hundred years. 

The Museum of Folk Art is situated high on the hillside in the old schoolhouse. The museum houses various interesting artefacts from years gone by, many of which were used to cultivate small areas of land with wheat, chickpeas and barley. There are hand ploughs with stout wooden shafts and several large metal sieves used for sifting the soil. 

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